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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Lake Lure (17.13 mile)
Lake Lure’s “Lure of the Dragons” race and festival combines fun festivities with team building and exciting competition! Teams will paddle 250 meters down the Rocky Broad River.
Fletcher (14.85 mile)
May 22 - 25
The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina hosts an American Kennel Club Dog (AKC) dog agility trial. Spectators are welcomed to at...
Lake Lure (16.91 mile)
May 23 - 25 , October 17 - 18
Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Festival held in beautiful downtown Lake Lure, NC across from the beach. Featuring Appalachian arts and crafts, children's activities and live entertainment.
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Hendersonville (1.48 mile)
Blue Mountain Deli & Bakery is located at the Hendersonville Co-Op. offering organic food in a casual setting along with an organic juice bar. They...
Flat Rock (1.99 mile)
Hubba, Hubba offers traditional slow smoked Carolina barbecue cooked in a custom wood-fired pit. The menu features scratch-made sauces, classic sid...
Asheville (2.92 mile)
A casual chic restaurant inspired by North Carolina’s rich literary history. With a menu inspired by farm-to-table dining and offering locally grow...
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Zirconia (0.27 mile)
Hawk's Nest Guest House was built in 2009, the 1400 square foot house sleeps a maximum of six guests.
Zirconia (0.51 mile)
Mother’s Cottage is located on a small family farm just south of Hendersonville, NC. The property overlooks beautiful Lake Summit. Enjoy the peace ...
Saluda (1.49 mile)
Six stand alone country cabins in quiet, wooded, tree covered property. Situated on 20 acres with 6 a playground and common cook-out area.
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